Data Analytics

Get To Know Our Founders Part III: Jeff Lee

2018-12-14T09:58:53+00:00December 14, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you know Maven Wave, by now you know that we pride ourselves on a company culture that fosters a type of talent we like to call “the X factor”. It’s something we look for and cultivate in our team members because, after all, our team is at the heart and soul of our [...]

Get To Know Our Founders Part II: Jason Lee

2018-12-07T09:32:43+00:00December 7, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anyone who knows Maven Wave understands our company culture and the admiration and support we have for one another. You see it in the awards we win, the work we produce, the clients we have the privilege of serving, and, of course, our collaboration, mutual respect and day-to-day fun that is witnessed every day [...]

Get To Know Our Founders: Brian Farrar

2018-11-29T13:10:28+00:00November 29, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It should come as no surprise that here at Maven Wave we pride ourselves on our company culture. We enjoy the people we work with and make efforts to not only spend time with each other in the office, but take excursions outside of the office as well - whether it be to a [...]

10% or 10x? Consider the Exponential Option

2018-11-26T13:12:47+00:00November 8, 2018|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We talk a lot about the digital age, the accelerating pace of change in business and the influx of innovation the world is seeing. New technologies engulf us: the cloud, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), predictive analytics... the list seems to get longer by the day. According to a [...]

Maven Wave Makes Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms List Again

2018-11-13T09:55:51+00:00October 29, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Achieving business growth is a challenge. Sustaining business growth, though, is a whole different animal. Here at Maven Wave, we feel confident in consulting enterprises on change management because we continue to successfully evolve our own business, year after year - and stay ahead of the trends in a tough climate. For the fourth [...]

There’s No Slowing Down Maven Wave! Check Out Where We’ll Be For The Rest of 2018

2018-10-22T07:58:21+00:00October 22, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

As we say goodbye to this year’s Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) Forum in Boston, we reflect on some of the insights we learned from the event. Last week, we published some of these takeaways in our blogs, CAO Fall Day 1: How Can You Apply Insights From Your Data? and CAO Fall Recap Take [...]

CAO Fall Recap Take 2: How To Successfully Implement Machine Learning

2018-10-17T11:30:47+00:00October 17, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

In a previous post, we shared the recurring question from the first day of the Chief Analytics Officer fall conference: how can you best apply insights from your data? In response to that question, several presentations offered guidelines for building machine learning models and shared case studies showing how companies are currently utilizing these [...]

CAO Fall Day 1: How Can You Apply Insights From Your Data?

2018-10-11T10:28:30+00:00October 11, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

If an analytics team collects data and reports on it, but no one else in the organization understands it, then what purpose does that data serve? This question was posed repeatedly throughout the presentations and discussions during the first day of the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) fall conference in Boston. The CAO conference brings [...]

Top 3 Takeaways for Retailers from Shop.org 2018

2018-09-19T13:09:23+00:00September 19, 2018|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Retailers need to anticipate customer needs and meet them where they are searching for information - before they’re looking for it. To learn more about how to harness digital solutions to improve consumer experiences and stay innovative in the field, members of the retail industry gathered in Las Vegas last week for Shop.org 2018. [...]

Reinvigorate Your Data Analytics Team with Serverless Computing

2018-02-16T14:17:49+00:00February 14, 2018|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

What is serverless computing? The funny thing about “serverless computing” is that in reality, it still requires servers. The name serverless computing is used because the server management and capacity planning decisions are completely hidden from the developer or operator. Sometimes referred to as “Function-as-a-Service” (FaaS), serverless computing is the concept of [...]

Is Machine Learning Right for Your Business Challenges?

2018-08-29T08:08:00+00:00February 5, 2018|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , |

One Size Does Not Fit All  Along with crypto assets (think bitcoin and blockchain), machine learning (ML) is currently among the hottest technology topics. However, this isn’t the first time that we’ve heard this tune as there have been numerous peaks and valleys in ML interest over the past 30 or so years as [...]

AAA

2018-01-16T11:32:46+00:00January 16, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Data & Analytics|Tags: , |

Maven Wave developed an end-to-end data warehousing solution within Google Cloud Platform to provide integrated data and analytical reports for membership, membership behavior, and service interactions.  This solution allows AAA Mountain West Group to quickly analyze data to make more informed business decisions.

Data is Your Competitor’s Secret Weapon

2018-08-28T09:16:51+00:00November 6, 2017|Categories: Data & Analytics, White Papers|Tags: , , |

Can you guess the year? The first web browser is available to the public A gallon of gasoline was $1.05 Motorola manufacturers the first digital hand-size mobile phone Microsoft Windows 3.1 was announced Johnny Carson hosts his final Tonight Show Father of Data Warehousing, Bill Inmon publishes “Building the Data Warehouse” Answer: The year [...]

Ask The Expert: Data Analytics

2018-08-27T09:10:39+00:00July 11, 2017|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

In today’s market, data analytics play a large role in the success of an organization. Analyzing data leads organizations to uncover insights to make more intuitive business decisions. In the age of digital transformation, utilizing analytics within your business is a necessity to stay competitive. In this Ask the Expert interview, we sat down with [...]

Bio-IT World Wrap Up: The Intersection of Cloud, Data, Knowledge, and Analytics

2018-08-27T09:11:21+00:00July 10, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Maven Wave recently attended and sponsored the 15th annual Bio-IT World Conference in Boston. The conference brought together over 3,400 attendees from across the world to share best practices, innovation initiatives, and digital journeys within the pharmaceutical industry.This year, Bio-IT World focused on topics such as cloud computing, data integration, knowledge management, and informatics— the essential components [...]

Ask the Expert: Google Cloud Platform

2018-08-27T09:37:45+00:00January 27, 2017|Categories: Cloud & Machine Learning, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

With the Google Cloud Platform, companies can quickly and cost-effectively keep up with the pace of today’s digital transformation. The Google Cloud Platform allows businesses to build and run applications, and store and analyze data, all on Google’s Cloud. Google has made major investments to meet the demands of the enterprise market and have been [...]

Has Spark Become a Five Alarm Fire?

2018-03-21T07:55:27+00:00January 26, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

There are new technologies popping up daily in the world of Big Data. It’s impossible to keep up with them all and it’s even more challenging to predict the winners and losers. However, an influential player in 2015 was Apache Spark, which is fast and general engine for large-scale data processing. Interest in this [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Sustainability and Growth

2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00July 24, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Now that we’ve discussed the full lifecycle for implementing data analytics capabilities and deriving insight, how does one sustain it going forward? In the past we participated in data warehousing or data analytics projects that were seemingly successful and received positive reviews when completed. However, when we touched base with the team a year later [...]

Can IT Survive the Citizen Analytics Revolution?

2016-12-06T15:47:51+00:00July 20, 2015|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , , , |

The Revolution At the end of 2007 classic, Competing on Analytics, Tom Davenport predicted the rise of “analytical amateurs,” where the enterprise extends its frontline data analytics capabilities across the organization in its effort to become a data-driven enterprise. That transformation would be done largely without assistance from traditional information technology department capabilities and processes. [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Agile Implementation

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00July 17, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last week, we introduced the assessment criteria for selecting the right tools for your big data platform. This week in the Big Data Diamonds series, we fill focus on using Agile implementation and methodology to continuously drive value and insight.  Maven Wave employs the Agile methodology for delivering solutions to our clients and the incremental and iterative [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Selecting the Right Big Data Tools

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00July 10, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Now that you have identified the components required to define your big data architecture (as discussed in last week's Big Data Diamonds blog post), we will introduce the assessment criteria for selecting the right big data tools.  Selecting the right tools for your big data platform is not as easy as selecting the best application on [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Defining the Big Data Architecture

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00July 2, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

In last week's Big Data Diamonds blog post, we discussed the importance of assessing your data to ensure that you understand it. This week we are introducing the components required to define the big data architecture. Once you understand the data and business objectives, you are equipped with the inputs necessary to define a robust architecture. [...]

Building the Right Big Data Team

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00June 18, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Most great accomplishments are not delivered by great ideas alone. It takes a team with the right skills to deliver a quality result. The same holds true when delivering a big data project. In our last Data Diamonds blog post, we talked about starting any big data project with a well-defined purpose and the importance of [...]

Big Data Diamonds – Defining Insight Objectives

2016-12-06T15:47:52+00:00May 18, 2015|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

When getting started with a big data project, it’s easy to be enamored with the multitude of cutting-edge technologies on the market and start purchasing tools that will promise to solve all of your problems. The most illogical thing I’ve seen over the past year is how many companies are implementing Hadoop, but have no [...]